College of Business and Economics Faculty

Emmeline de Pillis
Department Chair of Business and Economics, Professor of Management
B.A. 1984, Ph.D. 1998, University of Southern California
James Czarski
Instructor of Economics
B.A. 1999, Lake Superior State University
M.A. 2001, Ph.D. (ABD), 2008 Wayne State University
Angela Faanunu
Assistant Professor of Tourism
M.S.P.H. 2005, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Ph.D. 2015, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Kimberly Furumo
Professor of Management Information Systems
B.A. 1980, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S.W. 1981, St. Louis University
M.B.A. 1986, University of Akron
Ph.D. 2005, Southern Illinois University
Terrance Jalbert
Professor of Finance
B.S. 1989, Dickinson State University
M.B.A. 1991, North Dakota State University
Ph.D. 1997, Texas Tech University
Gene Johnson
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S. 1978, Midwestern State University
M.S. 1980, Ph.D. 1986, Texas Tech University
Keisuke Nakao
Associate Professor of Economics
B.E. 1996, Osaka Prefecture University
M.A. 2001, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ph.D. 2008, Boston University
Marcia Sakai
Professor of Business Administration and Economics and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs
B.A. 1969, M.A. 1971, M.A. 1984, Ph.D. 1985, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Andrey Simonov
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.A. 2005, Berea College
M.A. 2007. University of Louisville
Ph.D. 2014, Louisiana State University
Sijie Sun
Assistant Professor of Marketing
M.B.A. 2014, Lamar University
Ph.D. 2019, University of Texas at Arlington
Heng “Helen” Tien
Instructor of Management and Marketing
B.A. 2015, M.A. 2017 The University of Texas at Dallas
Tam Vu
Interim Dean of the College of Business and Economics and Professor of Economics
B.A. 1987, College of Charleston
M.A. 1991, Manhattan School of Music
M.A. 2004, Ph.D. 2006, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa